Friday, February 29, 2008

Impress Your Professor : The Library of Babel

What if the universe were a vast library of interlocking hexagon boxes containing, in no particular order, every book ever written, and every book it would ever be possible to write...

Check out Jorge Luis Borges's strange and intriguing tale on just this subject, and also an alternative way to store books, courtesy of The Other Librarian.

Just the kind of brain tease for a Friday before Spring Break.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Interesting! Reminds me of a bookstore in SF that arranged their books by color. Here's a link to some picures. Ooooo.

Dr. L